How to Apply

The Lexington Group seeks to promote the scholarly study of transportation history by awarding study grants that honor one of the organization’s founders, Richard C. Overton. Awards in amounts of up to $4,000 each are now available to qualified applicants to help underwrite expenses connected with scholarly research on a field in transportation history at archives and libraries.

Please send your application (which is available here) by email to  Applications must be dated and sent no later than May 31, 2024.  Applicants can expect to be notified of committee decisions by September 1, 2024.

John Friedmann, Chair, Overton Prize Committee